Alone Together

  • by Christian Williams
  • Narrated by Christian Williams
  • 11 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

What happens when a man of today's overconnected world sets off alone across the Pacific at the age of 71? Christian Williams, a veteran sailor and writer, planned a 6,000-mile voyage as a test of his own seamanship and endurance, and to fulfill a lifelong goal. But he found his focus quickly turning from the surrounding sea to all of us. Is anyone the same person when no one else is there? Do we dare to find out? In a new world of soaring seabirds, violent storms, and majestic emptiness, Williams discovered answers to questions he had never asked about who we are, why we sail, and the universal fear of being alone.
Alone Together is a complete technical course in offshore sailing technique and yacht preparation, and a philosophical inquiry into what it takes to be truly alive in the 21st century.


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Customer Reviews

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Thank you Christian

Thanks for sharing your story Christian. i love you youtube videos. keep them coming.

the book itself is a nice listen. i really enjoyed it
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- rhys walters

must read for solo sailing and great laughs!

Is it the story itself? The narrator (who is also the author)? the hilarius retelling of many moments on board?

I would say all of them... They all contribute for this to be ine of the best listens on audible about sailing, life and of course: spaghetti!
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 19-08-2016
  • Publisher: East Wind Press